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July 18, 2013 4:11 PM

Rand Paul: Conviction politician

Events from the IRS scandal to NSA revelations to the Obamacare train wreck have corroborated libertarian suspicions of federal power. And Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky has shown serious populist skills in cultivating those fears for his political benefit. But now Rand Paul has fallen spectacularly off the tightrope. And his political convictions will seriously limit his bid to go mainstream.

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